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Ready? Set? Here’s where the 2020 Dakar Rally will go

Stage 1 – January 5 The 2020 Dakar will start in Jeddah, covering a total of 752km, with the competitors finishing the day in Al Wajh. Special stages, from which overall classifications are created, make up 319km of the opening day’s racing. Stage 2 – January 6 The racing continues on from Al Wajh to… Continue reading Ready? Set? Here’s where the 2020 Dakar Rally will go

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Alonso, Coma, warming up for 2020 for Dakar Rally

SAUDI ARABIA -  Fernando Alonso and off-road bike racer Marc Coma are making their final preparations for the 2020 Dakar Rally with Toyota Gazoo Racing and their entry in the current2019 Al Ula-Neom Cross-Country Rally  in Saudi Arabia is part of the testing. The Spanish duo’s latest rally entry comes just a week after a… Continue reading Alonso, Coma, warming up for 2020 for Dakar Rally

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Race aces Alonso and Coma fast learning skills for Dakar

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Marc Coma, five-times Paris-Dakar Rally motorcycle winner and six-times FIM Cross-Country Rallies World champion, has teamed up with former F1 driver Fernando Alonso as his navigator with the Toyota Gazoo race team and is undergoing intensive off-rad training. Coma, now 42, is an experienced rally-raid campaigner. His first Paris-Dakar (2002) was when… Continue reading Race aces Alonso and Coma fast learning skills for Dakar

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Desert triumph as Toyota SA team convoys to 2019 Dakar win

Triumph for South Africa in 2019 Dakar Teamwork paid off on final leg of the race Last-leg formation flying by Toyota team mates PISCO, Peru - The final stage of Dakar 2019 has ended at the bivouac in Pisco with Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel bringing home their South African-built… Continue reading Desert triumph as Toyota SA team convoys to 2019 Dakar win

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Steady day in dunes as Attiyah leads near Dakar end

Al Attiyah / Baumel further extend overall lead De Villiers / Von Zitzewitz fourth on Stage 8 SA Toyota team Ten Brinke / Panseri forced out PISCO, Peru -A 360km test on Tuesday saw the Dakar rally return to the coastal town of Pisco and for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah (Qatar) and… Continue reading Steady day in dunes as Attiyah leads near Dakar end

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SA Toyota team still showing the way on 2019 Dakar

SAN JUAN DE MARCONA, Peru – The second day of racing on the Peruvian Dakar saw a ding-dong battle among the leaders but it panned out to Peugeot's Sebastien Loeb winning the stage with a time eight seconds faster than Mini's Nani Roma. However the biggest gains were made by Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Giniel… Continue reading SA Toyota team still showing the way on 2019 Dakar

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Toyota SA Dakar team revved and ready for 2019 race in Peru

Final pre-race tests completed in high dunes Technical checks later - Lima 7hrs behind SA Start podium all set for January 6 2019 LIMA, Peru - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA has finished the testing phase of its Hiluxes ahead of the 2019 Dakar Rally - the 41st - which will open this evening (Jan 5)… Continue reading Toyota SA Dakar team revved and ready for 2019 race in Peru

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Great finish! Two SA Toyotas on podium after 2018 Dakar

Great finish for Toyota SA's teams Second overall for Al Attiyah/Baumel Third overall for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz CORDOBA, Argentina - What a Dakar result for South African drivers and engineering! Toyota SA entries second and third in the overall standings - beating the best from the rest of the automotive world - and first and… Continue reading Great finish! Two SA Toyotas on podium after 2018 Dakar

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Dakar Stage 13: End of the road for Ten Brinke

• Stage 13 triumph for Al-Attiyah/Baumel • De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz home third • Retirement for Ten Brinke/Périn CORDOBA, ARGENTINA – If ever there was a stage on the Dakar that proved what a fickle mistress this event can be, then Stage 13 was it for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. On the one hand, there was… Continue reading Dakar Stage 13: End of the road for Ten Brinke

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Dakar Stage 12: Win for SA bakkie, two more in top five

Victory on Stage 12 for Al-Attiyah/Baumel Third on Stage 12 for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Mini entry arrives to join the leaders SAN JUAN, Argentina - Thursday's (Jan 18) 2018 Dakar Stage 12 saw South Africa's Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Qatari driver Nasser Al-Attiyah score his 12th stage victory in the rally, his third stage win in… Continue reading Dakar Stage 12: Win for SA bakkie, two more in top five